Kimberly Alters

Kimberly Alters is a senior editor at Mic. She runs the Impact vertical, which covers everything from political shenanigans on Capitol Hill to grassroots organizing around reproductive rights to the latest news on climate change. Before joining Mic, Kim focused on community storytelling at HuffPost and was the news editor at TheWeek.com. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. When she’s not obsessively checking for typos, she’s probably either watching basketball or cooking an elaborate dinner. You can follow Kim on Twitter at @kimalters.

Bombshells

Cassidy Hutchinson’s surprise testimony revealed the wildest details about Jan. 6 yet

Impact

Photos from an anguished nation

Impact

An incomplete list of times Texas leaders wished Texas had more guns

The Good Ones

June Diane Raphael is proving celebrity activism doesn’t have to be cringey

Impact

No, Biden’s hot mic moment was not an attack on the press

Impact

The anguish and power of the George Floyd protests, in photos

Impact

Derek Chauvin has been convicted in the murder of George Floyd

Impact

Day 1 of Trump's second impeachment trial was a cold reminder of what Trump wrought

Impact

Jan. 20 will come. The "orderly transition" never will

Impact

Kamala Harris will be the first woman and first POC elected to the vice presidency

Impact

Trump has not won, no matter what he says

Impact

Rev. Raphael Warnock wants to be the one to finally deliver a Democratic win in Georgia

Impact

Trump's narcissism has never been more glaringly apparent

Impact

The Supreme Court just struck down a major threat to abortion access

Impact

The Supreme Court rules that LGBTQ workers are protected from job discrimination

Impact

"A nightmare I cannot seem to escape": What it's like to have a parent in prison right now

Impact

Trump claims "total" authority in his longest and angriest coronavirus briefing yet

Impact

Trump retweeted a message calling for Dr. Anthony Fauci to be fired

Impact

Trump's coronavirus press conference was a masterclass in passing the buck

Impact

We're now in the "acquitted" phase of Trump's presidency